SPARX Welding & Technology Institute
280 A Equity Blvd.
Houma, Louisiana  70360
 Tel.  (985) 655-7779
Fax.  (985) 655-7781
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Q:  How do I qualify to become a student?


A:  You must be able to meet our physical and reading requirements as listed in our Enrollment Application and School Catalog.



Q:  How much is tuition?

A:  Tuition varies from program to program and depending on the welding career path you are seeking.  Please call the office for detailed tuition information.  Detailed Tuition costs are shown in the Enrollment Application.  Financing is available for all courses.  A COURTESY OF $900.00 OFF OF TUITION COST IS GRANTED TO STUDENTS PAYING BY CASH OR CREDIT CARD!

Q:  Does SPARX have a financing program for tuition?

A:  Yes.  SPARX is working with several funding sources to provide students with affordable financing for their tuition.  Visit our Application Page and click on the link for the application.   The tuition financing packages available require little or no money down, depending on qualifications! Complete the loan application and send it with your Registration/Application to SPARX Welding and Technology Institute.   Within a few days, you will hear from us and the funding source regarding loan assistance for your tuition.  Grants and scholarships are also available to assist with financing for qualified students.  A COURTESY OF $900.00 OFF OF TUITION COST IS GRANTED TO STUDENTS PAYING BY CASH OR CREDIT CARD!

Q:  What costs are  included in my tuition?

A:  In addition to tuition cost, all costs for instruction and manuals, welding rods and  a supply of coupons.  We also provide a welding equipment package that includes a leather welding jacket, hood, gloves, cap, safety glasses, grinder  and discs, a wire brush, vice grips and a gear bag, that is included in your tuition package.   Extra coupons can be purchased for a nominal fee.  We also have a welding supply store where additional supplies can be purchased as needed.  Leather steel toe boots are required, but are not available through the school.

Q:  When can I start school?

A:  We have classes starting every week, but because of limited class sizes we will close enrollment on classes as they fill. The best way to start school on a date you are looking for is to apply for acceptance as early as possible.

Q:  What days and times are classes held?

A:  Monday through Friday from 7:00AM to 3:30PM.  Night classes will soon be available!

Q:  How soon can I test for AWS Certification after I complete the course?

A:  You can test at the school immediately after completing the course, as we are also a Accredited Testing Facility for AWS.

Q:  What’s the job outlook like after I graduate?

A:  Excellent. Welders are in high demand locally, nationally and internationally. We work with Advantage Staffing a well-known, reputable and successful labor staffing company who has placed many of our graduates in well paying welding jobs since our opening in 2010. 

Q:  How will I find work while I attend school?

A:  Most students work part-time jobs while they attend school. Our student support department has a network of employers in the area who often hire our students. 

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